Calling all businesses in Tullow.

Have you applied for your business re-start grant which can give you grant aid to help with the costs associated with re-opening and re-employing workers following COVID-19 closures?

You can qualify for a re-start grant if you meeting the following conditions:

  1. Your business must have a pre-VAT turnover of less than €5 million and have less than 50 employees.
  2. Your business suffered a loss of 25%+ in revenue (sales) from 1st April to 30th June 2020.
  3. Your business must commit to remain open or to re-open if it was closed.
  4. Your business must declare the intention to retain employees that are benefitting from the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme.
  5. You will retain supporting documentation as spot-checks may be carried out.

For qualifying businesses, the grant will equal your 2019 Commercial Rates bill, subject to a minimum grant of €2,000 and a maximum grant of €10,000.

You will need a copy of your bank statement for the IBAN number and a copy of your 2019 Commercial Rates bill to complete the simple application form online.

For more details and an application form use the following link:

 http://www.carlow.ie/business-re-start-application-form/

Closing date 31st August 2020.